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A creative design house of freelance puppet, toy, prop, costume makers and designers working within the special FX industry for theatre and Film based in London, England. Currently busy working on The Nataional Theatre's 'Elephantom' as puppet specialist/sculptor.

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Over the moon to have our #Bubu selected by the DTA Nomination Committee as a Finalist for the 4th Annual Designer Toy Awards!

Bubu is one of six finalists in the professionally judged Best Plush category. We’re very proud and honoured, thank you to our loyal supporters for their continuos encouragement and support 
A collaboration by Paul Vincett and  Becky Johnson (Stitches and Glue)

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'Elephantom', our custom-wool designer toy piece for the 'modified wool' exhibition, is now available to purchase online:

http://fugime.bigcartel.com/product/elephantom-modified-wool

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Still’s of the puppet’s made by us here at Stitches and Glue designed byToby Olié, from the Sarasota Ballet’s ‘The Secret Garden’. Photo’s by Frank Atura

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The Secret Garden, ‘The making of the puppets’

Toby Olié and Stitches & Glue are just amazing. Clever, thoughtful, lovely and creators of magic. Hooray for them… and THANKYOU!!! x (Will Tuckett)

We are so proud to share this with you, the making of one of our most favorite builds to date. It Was Our pleasure to work with Mr Toby Olie’ once again and combine the talents of a great team of makers. 

Credits- Puppet Design-Toby Olié, Puppet Supervisor- Paul Vincett, Fabrication Supervisor - Becky Johnson, Puppet makers assistant- Gareth Charlton, Trainee- Thomas Tanner

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Stitches and Glue were the Puppet makers for Will Tuckets, ‘Secret Garden’.
Sarasota Ballet company in Florida commissioned an original full-length and family-friendly ballet, based on the children’s book, “The Secret Garden,” that will debut in August.

Stitches and Glue teamed up again with the Talented Toby Olié , puppet designer, to create some truly magical puppets, here are the results!
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Here’s a sneaky pic of our recent fox puppet in action during rehearsals at the Sarasota’s ballet company for their production of ‘The Secret Garden’. We can’t wait to share images of the final puppets next week, along with a very special look behind the scenes documenting the puppet build.

Here’s a sneaky pic of our recent fox puppet in action during rehearsals at the Sarasota’s ballet company for their production of ‘The Secret Garden’. We can’t wait to share images of the final puppets next week, along with a very special look behind the scenes documenting the puppet build.

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Some stunning production photos of Elephantom live on stage at the New London. By Brinkhoff/Mogenburg

— 1 month ago with 7 notes

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The Elephantom has moved into the West End. Magical entertainment for young and old, The Elephantom is a wonderfully inventive mix of puppetry, movement, dance, music — and theatrical ingenuity. This adaptation of Collins’ picture book about the little girl who is unexpectedly visited by a big blue elephant, is the perfect summer treat for all the family.

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Tickets for Secret Garden go on Sale!
A two-time nominee of England’s Olivier Awards for The Wind in the Willows, Will Tuckett will premiere The Secret Garden on August 8th in a special summer run. The two-act production brings Frances Hodgson Burnett’s popular children’s novel to life with a commissioned score by Jeremy Holland-Smith, British playwright Alasdair Middleton as librettist, and sets and costumes designed by renowned Tim Meacock, best known for bringing Hansel & Gretel and Jack and the Beanstalk to life on stage in the UK. A unique experience, The Secret Garden also includes puppets and an actor who will narrate. In conjunction with the Any Given Child initiative out of The Kennedy Center and the curriculum department of Sarasota County Schools, The Sarasota Ballet has formed a strong educational component with this production of The Secret Garden which will give students the chance to learn through art.
http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=870665&presenter=SARASOTA&venue=&event=MBSC14,EDUMAY14,1415MOV,1415AUG&version=

Tickets for Secret Garden go on Sale!

A two-time nominee of England’s Olivier Awards for The Wind in the Willows, Will Tuckett will premiere The Secret Garden on August 8th in a special summer run. The two-act production brings Frances Hodgson Burnett’s popular children’s novel to life with a commissioned score by Jeremy Holland-Smith, British playwright Alasdair Middleton as librettist, and sets and costumes designed by renowned Tim Meacock, best known for bringing Hansel & Gretel and Jack and the Beanstalk to life on stage in the UK. A unique experience, The Secret Garden also includes puppets and an actor who will narrate. In conjunction with the Any Given Child initiative out of The Kennedy Center and the curriculum department of Sarasota County Schools, The Sarasota Ballet has formed a strong educational component with this production of The Secret Garden which will give students the chance to learn through art.

http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest?eventId=870665&presenter=SARASOTA&venue=&event=MBSC14,EDUMAY14,1415MOV,1415AUG&version=

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#will tucket  #secret garden  #Stitches and Glue  #Puppet specialist  #puppets 

It was the Elephantom Press opening of the show’s West-end transfer today. A great time was had by all, (Even some celebs) much excitement by young and old when the star of the show ‘Trunky’ showed his head. If you look closely at the photo of Damian Lewis, you can spot me and Becky just hanging out!

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#elephantom  #elephant puppet  #Stitches and Glue  #Paul vincett  #National Theatre  #Toby Olie 

Just adding the final touches to the beautiful Secret Garden puppets all set to travel off to Florida for the Sarasota ballet company. We can’t quite believe how much we achieved in just three weeks.

We can’t wait to share the photo-shoot with you. We’d like to thank our great team of makers, Gareth Charlton and trainee Tom Tanner and the puppet designer Toby Olie’ for such a fun job.

— 2 months ago with 6 notes

#Paul vincett  #Stitches and Glue  #secret Garden  #Puppet specialist  #Puppet_making  #puppet  #london 

We’re so close to completing this amazing build! I’m sure the photo’s show how much fun we’ve had making these amazing creatures. I’ll be posting some short vids of our work so far shortly.

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Bunny puppet with bouncing leg kick back mech. We’re getting really excited about these in the studio!

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Our wing mech is coming along quite nicely!

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